TITLE

Fence Sitter

AUTHOR(S)
Sandler, Neal
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Red Herring;5/28/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 17/18, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Israeli computer engineer Zvi Schreiber whose latest venture, Global Hosted Operating System (G.ho.st), is located in Ramallah, Palestine. The company was set up by Schreiber with his Palestinian partner Tareq Maayah. Schreiber says that, despite the constraints and difficulties, he so far has not encountered outright opposition from Palestinian authorities. G.ho.st is based on Schreiber's idea of building a virtual computer inside a browser, which also serves as a Web operating system. The company is targeting students and developing-world users who in many cases do not have their own computers.
ACCESSION #
25393621

 

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